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Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) MSc

Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) MSc

Different course options

Full time | Kedleston Road Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

District Nursing Practice Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will enable you, as an experienced NMC Registered Nurse, to expand your knowledge, skills and proficiency in your role as a Community Specialist Practitioner, and to progress to independent scholarship. This course will enable you, as an experienced NMC Registered Nurse, to expand your knowledge, skills and proficiency in your role as a Community Specialist Practitioner, and to progress to independent scholarship.

Course description

If you are an NMC Registered Nurse, this will enable you to:

  • Expand your knowledge, skills and proficiency in the role of the Community Specialist Practitioner
  • Work within a community/ primary care placement supported by a qualified mentor/ Practice Teacher
  • Study modules that directly enhance your clinical practice, management abilities and patient outcomes
  • Graduate with a greater understanding of a professional role so you can bring about integrated and high quality health and social care
  • Develop specialist assessment, leadership and management skills.

This course will enable you, as an experienced NMC Registered Nurse, to expand your knowledge, skills and proficiency in your role as a Community Specialist Practitioner, and to progress to independent scholarship. You will study modules that are linked to clinical practice, such as public health and health promotion, research methodologies, principles of practice assessment and leading for quality to help your professional development. You will focus on the importance of leadership and develop an in-depth knowledge of professional roles, so you can bring about integrated and high quality health and social care.

Careers

You will gain a qualification which meets the standards of proficiency, and fits with the current health agenda in the area of community specialist practice, so it will really boost your career.

Modules

Principles of Practice Assessment
Research Methodologies
Public Health and Health Promotion
Leading for Quality

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Students need to be registered on part one of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register; Have gained a student District Nurse or General Practice Nursing position from a seconding/sponsoring organization; Have a first degree at 1:1 or 2:1 having 120 credits at degree level or equivalent academic credits or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); Have at least one year of post-registration experience due to the requirements for the V100 prescribing and two years if taking the V300 Non-medical prescribing qualification (NMC 2006). The student will have successfully applied for a clinical secondment/sponsorship with a local Care Provider/employer prior to applying for this Programme.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more